• Senior Property Accountant

    Job Locations US-TX-Irving
    Posted Date 3 months ago(4/3/2018 9:06 AM)
    # of Openings

    Role Overview


    At Cortland Partners, you map the story of your success. We don't adhere to the status quo, we love outside industry perspective, and we thrive on exploring possibilities and reimagining solutions. As an innovative leader in multifamily, our high performance continues to drive exponential growth – and we invite you to join us on our journey towards real estate excellence. With tools and guidance to sharpen your skills, you can forge your own career path, love what you do, and let it show.


    As a Senior Property Accountant, you ensure all transactions related to your portfolio of properties are recorded accurately and reported on a timely basis.


    Roles You'll Play



    • Post monthly journal entries and prepare monthly financial reports for a portfolio of properties, including reclasses and accruals provided by onsite property managers
    • Work with Operations team to prepare annual budgets
    • Review all financials and reconciliations to ensure accurate reporting
    • Oversee the preparation of cash position/projection reports, working closely with Accounting team members


    • Tie out month-end balances between software systems and help research any variances
    • Post monthly debt service payments for each property; reconcile monthly loan activity
    • Ensure all security deposit funds are held in the correct account by analyzing the cash transfers to operating accounts; write down forfeited security deposits
    • Help Cortland Improvements, Investments, and Operations teams ensure the proper separation of construction costs; help provide billings when necessary


    Our Vision of What Success Looks Like

    • Investors, colleagues, and partners alike have absolute confidence in our financial statements because of your leadership, adherence to accounting rules and company policy, and precise attention to detail.
    • Proactively handling potential closing challenges is your superpower — other staff accountants model themselves after you.
    • You have a knack for communicating with a wide range of roles and personalities – everyone always knows what’s going on and is on the same page!


    Your Building Blocks of Success

    • 2-4 years of experience in real estate accounting; audit experience with a big four accounting firm preferred
    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance; CPA or MBA a plus
    • Strong organizational, communication, quantitative, and analytical skills
    • Exceptional attention to detail while performing multiple assignments under tight deadlines
    • Deep understanding of GAAP, financial accounting processes, and general ledger reconciliation
    • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel


    The Foundation of Cortland Partners


    At Cortland, we create, reimagine, and manage apartment communities for over 100,000 residents nationwide. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, we have communities in ten states and regional offices in Charlotte, Dallas, Denver, Houston, and Orlando. From product design and procurement to general contracting and property management, we do it all – to make sure our communities are the perfect setting for living life to its fullest.


    Our success is fueled by our belief in a better life – where hospitality is always a given, each detail is worth a second thought, and every open door is a new opportunity to go beyond expectations. We come to work every day to create possibilities for people – possibilities that translate into superior living spaces and experiences designed to inspire our residents, associates, and investors to live a better life focused on what matters most to them.



    Cortland Partners is an equal opportunity employer, and we’re proud to support and celebrate diversity in the workplace. We are committed to equal consideration for all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you have a disability and need an accommodation or assistance with the application process and/or using our website, please email talentresources@cortlandpartners.com or call 404.965.3988.


    Cortland Partners is a drug-free workplace.


    Cortland Partners participates in e-verify to verify the employment status of

    all persons hired to work in the United States.


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